Neroli Oil is an essential oil obtained by steam distilling the flower of bitter orange tree (Citrus aurantium). It is a widely used essential oil in aromatherapy treatment, which offers a spectrum of benefits for physical and mental health.
The distinct aroma of neroli oil makes it a perfect ingredient in perfumes, creams, lotions, massage oils and candles. Neroli oil works well in lowering inflammation, reducing stress, improving blood circulation and enhancing mood. In addition, it is also widely used to treat various skin ailments.
How Does It Work
Inhaling the aromatic neroli oil aids in transmitting the signals to the lymbic region of the brain involved in controlling emotions and functions of the nervous system. Neroli essential oil affects various biological functions of the body such as heart rate, blood pressure, stress levels, and immune system.
Anxiety is one of the most common physiological retorts to an unfavourable situation. In today’s hectic life most of us are prone to frequent bouts of anxiety, leading to sleepless nights and in worst-case depression. Several pieces of evidence have proven that aromatherapy with neroli oil works well in lowering levels of cortisol hormone, the stress hormone and brings down blood pressure.
The healing properties of neroli oil help in regenerating and preserving skin health. The antiseptic properties of neroli oil help in combating acne-causing bacteria and also heal stretch marks, bruises, cut and scars. Neroli essential oil eliminates free radical and undesirable microbes from the bloodstream and treats skin problems like eczema and psoriasis. In addition, neroli oil also aids in toning the skin, reducing wrinkles and fine lines.
Normalizes Blood Pressure
Inhaling neroli oils have found to beneficial in lowering blood pressure. Evidence revealed that a steaming mixture of neroli and lavender oil lowers diastolic and systolic pressure immediately.
Relieves Menstrual Cramps
Neroli oil has a potential pain-relieving property that can alleviate the severity of menstrual cramps and overall PMS symptoms. Inhalation of neroli oil helps in easing menstrual symptoms and boosts mood, enhances sexual desire and well -being.
Neroli oil has shown to be an effective choice for healing inflammation and managing pain. The presence of biologically active components in neroli oil has the power to lower acute and chronic inflammation. It also lowers central and peripheral sensitivity to pain.